DAY 13 - BLED / SALZBURG Catch a train to Salzburg, a charming town across the Austrian border. Enjoy a quick orientation walk with your CEO on arrival before making the most of a free afternoon. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended. With time in the afternoon, start exploring. Spend time in the UNESCO-listed Old Town or visiting the nearby salt mines. The birthplace of Mozart has enough of history and charm to keep you busy for weeks. DAY 14 - SALZBURG Enjoy a free day in Salzburg. Opt to take a Sound of Music tour, stopping at famous venues tied to the movie. Even if you aren't a fan, the tour heads out to different venues from the movie showing off the best of Salzburg and the surrounding area. With a striking combination of architecture, history and scenery, Salzburg has “Hochkultur” in spades. Mozart was born here and this is where he received much of the inspiration that would become his FIND OUT MORE > DISCOVER SOMETHING TRULY AWE INSPIRING... £1949PP * FROM ONLY timeless musical genius. Not only this but the classic movie "The Sound of Music" was filmed here and countless people have lost their breath at how perfectly “European” one place can be. As if all that isn’t enough, many shopping opportunities present themselves, as well as quaint restaurants and cafes, perfect for investigating the local cuisine DAY 15 - SALZBURG / VIENNA Enjoy a free morning before travelling to Vienna. Upon arrival, take a short orientation walk. Later, check in to your accommodation in Vienna, a G Adventures supported hotel stay. The global refugee and migrant crisis has displaced more than 60 million people around the world, and it's estimated that well over 100,000 refugees have settled in Austria alone. Magdas Hotel is changing the lives of these newcomers and their families by employing a staff consisting almost entirely of refugees. Not only that, but the social enterprise was also decorated by renowned local architects and volunteer artists, who found ways to upcycle materials creatively while making a beautiful hotel. Enjoy a free morning to explore a little more. In the late afternoon, travel to the capital city of Vienna. Take a short orientation walk before heading out for an optional dinner in the 'City of Music'. DAY 16 - VIENNA Spend a free day exploring Vienna. Opt to visit the famous opera house, take in the art at the Belvedere or indulge in some typical Viennese delicacies. Try some local delicacies like schnitzel, apple strudel or the Sachertorte. Take some time to enjoy a coffee in coffeehouses unique to Vienna. DAY 17 - VIENNA / BUDAPEST Travel to Budapest. After a short orientation walk, opt to visit some sights on foot or, time-permitting, sign up for a city tour by bike. Journey by INSIDE OUTSIDE BALCONY SUITE £1949pp £2049pp £2499pp £2699pp train to Budapest, the 'Pearl of the Danube'. The city, split into Buda and Pest by the river, retains its eastern charm with Buda Castle and Turkish-style thermal baths. DAY 18 - BUDAPEST Enjoy a free day in the "Pearl of the Danube". Opt to visit some city sights, soak in one of the famous baths or sign up for a city tour by bike. Situated on a beautiful stretch of the Danube, Budapest consists of two parts: Buda and Pest. Buda is the older and more historical part of the city, with old narrow winding streets and medieval buildings. Here you can find Buda’s most ancient sights: the Royal Palace, St. Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion and Castle Hill with its old town. Across the Danube is grand Pest with its vibrant streets such as Váci Utca, which is the bustling main street of Budapest. DAY 19 - VIENNA / BUDAPEST Here your tour ends and your journey back home with flights to your chosen airport. VENICE TO BUDAPEST 99